September 21, 2022: -Beyond Meat Chief Operating Officer Doug Ramsey was charged this weekend after allegedly which bites a man’s nose in an Arkansas parking garage after a college football game.
Ramsey, aged 53, was charged with terroristic threatening and third-degree battery and booked in the Washington County jail. He was released Sunday, according to the Washington County, Arkansas, information page.
The altercation happened in which gardens garage near Razorback Stadium after the University of Arkansas football game, according to a preliminary police report. Local television station KNWA/Fox24 first reported Ramsey’s arrest.
Ramsey punched through the back windshield of a Subaru after it made contact with the front tire of Ramsey’s car. The victim and a witness alleged that Ramsey told the Subaru landlord he would kill him. The Subaru owner then got out of his car, and Ramsey allegedly began punching him and biting his nose, “ripping the flesh on the tip of the nose,” according to the report.
Ramsey has been the operating chief of Beyond Meat since December. The food company faces suspicion from investors over disappointing sales, operating challenges, and long-term growth prospects. The stock has more than 73% this year, dragging its market down to $1.09 billion. Just three years ago, the business was valued at $13.4 billion.
Before joining the maker of meat alternatives, Ramsey spent three decades at Tyson Foods, leading its poultry and McDonald’s businesses. Tyson’s headquarters are in Springdale, Arkansas.